The Ohio Voter Residency Requirement Amendment
, also known as Issue 2
, appeared on the November 3, 1970 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
This amendment reduces the voter residency requirement from one year to six months.
| Ohio Issue 2 (1970)|
| Yes|| 1,702,600|| 61.34%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
- See also: Article V, Section 1, of the Ohio Constitution
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||To reduce the voter residency requirement from one year to six months.
Shall Section 1 of Article V of the Constitution of Ohio be amended to reduce the state residency requirement to become a qualified elector from one year to six months? If adopted, the amendment becomes effective January 1, 1971, and the existing section shall be repealed from such effective date.
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "1970-1979 Official Election Results," accessed August 5, 2013
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "A History of Statewide Issue Votes in Ohio," accessed August 5, 2013
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 2, 1970
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "Sample Ballot," November 1, 1970
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.